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  • How to File a Lawsuit in Federal Court

    Are you having a disagreement with another person, business or government agency? Are you thinking about going to court to ask a judge to resolve a disagreement or solve a problem for you? The federal court is one type of court that can help people resolve disputes. Content Detail

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    United States District Court Western Washington
  • How to Format Court Documents

    When you give documents to a Washington state court, it is important to format the documents correctly. This document outlines the rules you must follow. #9938EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Protect Your Privacy in Court Files

    Explains statewide court rules that protect personal information in court files and includes forms that you can use in your family law case. Content Detail

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    Legal Voice
  • How to Write a Demand Letter

    Someone owes you money. You bought something that does not work. A service provider did not perform the promised work. If you disagree with an individual or a company, and informal efforts to resolve your dispute fail, you should write a demand letter. #0316EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • I am not satisfied with a Construction Contractor’s Work: Filing Suit against the Contractor’s Bond

    You may want to sue a construction contractor because, for example, the contractor did not finish the job you hired him to do, or did not do a good job. If the contractor is bankrupt or does not have any other assets, you can sue against the contractor's bond. #0302EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

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  • Declaration Form - General Civil

    Declaration for general civil court cases. This form is not for family law cases. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Motion to Vacate Judgment/Order [CR 60]

    A Motion to Vacate is a request to the court to withdraw a previous order or judgment it entered. It has to be based on one of the specific reasons set forth in Civil Rule 60. A Motion to Vacate may be filed in Superior Court or in a court of limited jurisdiction such as district court. #9936EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Notice of Appearance - General Civil

    Court form for non family law civil cases. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Subpoenaing Witnesses and Documents

    If you are going to a hearing or trial where you will be giving evidence AND you need to make sure that a witness shows up or that someone brings documents or other items, you can have the person served with a subpoena issued by the court clerk. Publication #9930EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

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  • Mediation: Should I Use It?

    Mediation is an informal way to resolve disputes without going to court. The parties attempt to negotiate a mutually agreeable settlement with the help of a neutral mediator. Mediation can be used in many types of disputes. #3226EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
  • What are Working Copies?

    When you “file” documents with a court, you give the court documents for processing. Often you also need to give a court “working copies” of the same documents. The judge or commissioner will use these extra copies to prepare for your case. That way the court does not need to make copies itself. #9952EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project

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